How to use the BitLocker Recovery Password Viewer for Active Directory Users and Computers tool to view recovery passwords for Windows Vista
This article describes how to use the BitLocker Recovery Password Viewer for Active Directory Users and Computers tool. The BitLocker Drive Encryption feature is a data protection feature that is included with the following versions of Windows Vista:
- Windows Vista Ultimate
- Windows Vista Enterprise
You can use this tool to help locate BitLocker Drive Encryption recovery passwords for Windows Vista-based computers in Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS). The Active Directory Users and Computers Microsoft Management Console (MMC) snap-in must be installed via the Remote Server Administrator Tools (RSAT).
For more information on this issue, including potential causes, workarounds, and resolutions, see: Microsoft KB Article KB928202.